Help for College Students with Borderline Personality Disorder

Most students want a quality education but quickly discover that earning a college degree can be tough. College applications are grueling and finding classes that fit your schedule & interest can be frustrating. Then, once the semester starts, keeping your attention on books instead of friends … [Read more...]

Spread The Love!

Here at OPI, Valentine’s Day is all about spreading love and joy to others!  We believe February 14th is a day to emphasize how important friendships, happiness, and of course tasty candy is to all us.  This year the Extracurricular Activities Department created treats for both participants and … [Read more...]

Money Smarts: How to Budget Your Income for Independent Living           

I remember moving out for the first time. There were a bunch of expenses I hadn’t even thought of! When you’re living at home or in a dorm, everything is taken care of for you. Of course, you might share the cost of your cell phone or gas or car insurance, but did you know that your financial … [Read more...]

Five Signs You Need New Friends

We’ve all been there – hanging out with the same group of people since who knows when. We’ve come to accept them for everything they are, faults and all. We’ve already forgiven them for the pain they will cause us in the future because we’re best buds. But, you know what? Being made to feel less … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Stay Motivated and Achieve Your Goals

Let’s face it: this is the day and age of instant gratification. You want a coffee, order it on your app, and pick it up in 2 minutes. You want a book you heard about, it’ll be at your door in 24-48 hours. No one has to wait for anything anymore. Thus, staying motivated is getting harder and harder … [Read more...]

How Social Media Postings can Come Back to Haunt You

We all know how it goes by now: you’re on an epic vacation; an amazing night out with friends; having a marvelous brunch with the ones you love AND you want to share it with your whole social media network. Afterall, it’s just a cocktail/bathing suit/”wasted” shot that you’re sharing to show how … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at Why Improvisation Helps Build Team Working Skills  

There are a lot of reasons why some people struggle with working closely with others to achieve a common goal, from dealing with social anxiety to just having a difficult time communicating with others. However, learning how to work with a team is one of the most important things you can do as you … [Read more...]

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